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101 Other publications.E+W+S+N.I.

(1)The appropriate body shall, whenever—

(a)if the appropriate body is a committee established under section 4 of this Act, they are directed by the Commission to do so, or

(b)if that body is the Commission, the Commission consider it expedient to do so,

prepare or cause to be prepared publications of any such description not falling within section 99 or section 100 of this Act as may be determined for the purposes of this subsection, being publications containing such relevant information relating to substances and articles to which subsection (1) or subsection (3)(b) of section 99 of this Act applies as may be so determined.

(2)Where the appropriate body has prepared or caused to be prepared a publication under this section, then, on the recommendation of the Commission, the Health Ministers or the Agriculture Ministers may cause it to be published and may arrange for it to be made available for sale to the public or to be otherwise distributed as the Ministers concerned may determine.

(3)In relation to a journal or other publication of a periodical nature a direction of the Commission under subsection (1)(a) of this section, or a recommendation of the Commission under subsection (2) of this section, may be given either—

(a)in relation to a particular issue of the publication, or

(b)so as to have effect, while the direction or recommendation remains in force, in relation to each successive issue of the publication.

(4)Subsection (5) of section 99 of this Act shall have effect for the purposes of subsection (1) of this section as it has effect for the purposes of subsections (1) and (3) of that section.

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